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Hi I'm Maddy Sherbert

I'm an athlete. I'm a sister. I'm a daughter. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am someone that loves being themself. I embrace my divine nature and individual worth as a daughter of my Heavenly Father everyday. I love this Gospel--it brings such joy and happiness to my life. I am the oldest of four children--I have three younger brothers and two wonderful parents. I love General Conference--it is one of my favorite things on this earth. I am a senior in high school and I love to study and learn and am excited to continue my education. I love sports and really anything that involves a ball and running. I love to spend time with family. They are the most important people in my life. I smile at the prospect of being with them for eternity. But most of all, I love my Savior and His infinite and unconditional love and mercy.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that Christ died for me and for you and for everyone. I am a Mormon because families can be together forever. That is the best feeling in the world—being able to wake up and see your family and know that if you live righteously that you will be with them forever. I am a Mormon because I know that Joseph Smith restored this true church upon the Earth. It is the only true church upon the Earth today. I am a Mormon because it brings me so much happiness. I cannot describe how this gospel makes me feel—it is just so amazing. I am a Mormon because I know that God hears all of our prayers and cares, more than we can comprehend, about each person that has lived, lives now, and will live. I am a Mormon because I know that Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon. I am a Mormon because He is forgiving; more forgiving than you can imagine. I am a Mormon because I know that it is true. I am a Mormon because I have a firm testimony in the Book of Mormon. I have read it and prayed about it and know it to be the true word of God. I am a Mormon because I know that without a shadow of a doubt that it is true. I know that this gospel will bring you more happiness than you can imagine. I know this because I live it everyday and love every second of it. All of us are children of our Heavenly Father. He wants all of us to one-day return to live with Him for time and all eternity.

How I live my faith

I am the secretary in the Laurel presidency. For those who are unfamiliar with this term, Laurels is a class in our Young Women's organization. Girls from the ages of 12-18 come together each Sunday within their respective age groups to learn about how to be the best they can be. Girls from the ages of 12-13 are Beehives, girls ages 14-15 are MiaMaids, and girls from the ages of 16-18 are Laurels. So, I , along with three other girls in the Laurel class presidency help each and every girl to live up to their divine potential. I read my scriptures and at least one General Conference talk every day and say personal prayer every morning and every night. I also attend early morning Seminary. Seminary is held every morning Monday through Friday. It is a scripture study class held before school to help us feel the Spirit and leave us with a message that will stay with us throughout the day to help up us fight for what we believe in and to stay strong against the adversary. But, I find that one of the most important things that I do to live my faith everyday is to dress modestly. By dressing modestly, we show everyone that we love our Heavenly Father, we love our elder brother Jesus Christ, but we love ourselves as well. On lds.org it talks about Modesty and what it truly is. It reads, "Modesty is an attitude of propriety and decency in dress, grooming, language, and behavior. If we are modest, we do not draw undue attention to ourselves. Instead, we seek to “glorify God in [our] body, and in [our] spirit” (1 Corinthians 6:19-20)" I feel good about myself when I dress modestly. I know that I am a Daughter of God and that I have divine nature and individual worth; By doing this, seemingly simple task, you receive more blessings than you can possibly imagine and positively influence more people than you think. This gospel is worth making what others would call "sacrifices" to be a apart of this church. But, I know it is a privilege and a blessing.